by Dr Joe Muscolino
MASTER MANUAL THERAPY PRINCIPLES & TECHNIQUES TO PROVIDE BETTER CARE FOR YOUR CLIENTS
As awareness grows about alternative therapies for musculoskeletal injuries. Injuries can come from more than just physical activity.
The toll of prolonged sitting and a deskbound lifestyle can't be underestimated.
Empower Your Expertise
Join us to learn new skills in helping with muscle and bone injuries recovery. Gain profound insights into the body's response during injuries. Set the stage for transformative care.
Elevate Your Practice
Becoming COMT certified is your ticket to mastering. The art of addressing specific musculoskeletal complaints. It's about crafting tailored solutions for your clients or patients.
Hands-On, Critical Thinking
Our workshops are immersive, hands-on experiences. We tackle each assessment and treatment technique with a critical-thinking approach. Empowering you to creatively apply your skills for optimal results.
Join the journey where expertise meets innovation!
Efficient body mechanics for deep pressure massage: Learn how to work from your core. So you work smarter instead of harder.
Orthopedic assessment testing: Determine which treatment techniques are safe and effective. To use by having a clear assessment picture of your client’s/patient’s condition.
Stretching: Learn how to figure out how to most effectively stretch each muscle of the client. Instead of having to memorise stretching protocols.
Advanced stretching techniques: Learn how to use contract relax (CR). Also known as post-isometric relaxation (PIR). Also known as proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation (PNF) technique. Agonist contract (AC) technique. And (the basis for Aaron Mattes – Active Isolated Stretching [AIS] technique)
Arthrofascial Stretching (AFS): AFS is the top technique for many massage and manual therapists.. It is the only method that can release individual hypomobile segments of the spine. Learn how to perform this technique safely and effectively.
Dr. Joe Muscolino
Global Lecturer & Author
Dr Joe is a global lecturer and author and has been a manual therapy educator for more than 30 years. His ability to apply anatomy to manual and movement therapy is exceptional! He is the author of many publications on kinesiology, palpation assessment, body mechanics, and manual and movement therapy techniques. Since 1985, Dr Joe has been a licensed soft-tissue oriented chiropractic physician with his own private practice in Stamford, Connecticut. Dr Joe has been teaching across various education establishments across the states. In the following, but not limited to, areas:
Anatomy and physiology
Musculoskeletal and Visceral Anatomy
Approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB). Dr Joe is a course provider for Continuing Education (CE) credit for massage therapists and bodyworkers. He has run many advanced study workshops such as COMT. As part of his digitising efforts. Dr Joe has developed the LearnMuscles Continuing Education (LMCE). A subscription-based video streaming service for manual and movement therapist. Over 1700 video contents on Dr Joe's manual and movement therapy are available on LMCE. Offering more than 200 NCBTMB CE credits.
What to expect from a sports massage?In a sports massage, expect deep and focused muscle work. It's designed to relax tight muscles and improve circulation. Therapists trained in Sports Massage Courses use techniques for athletes or active individuals. This type of massage helps in recovery, reduces soreness, and prevents injuries.
How do you prepare for a sports massage?Before a sports massage, drink plenty of water to hydrate your muscles. Wear comfortable, loose clothing for easy access to the areas being massaged. Let the therapist know about any pain or injuries you have. They're trained to handle in Sports Massage Courses. Finally, relax and be open to the therapist's techniques for the best results.
How effective is sports massage?Sports massage is very effective for athletes and active people. It helps in relaxing muscles, improving flexibility, and reducing soreness. Therapists learn in Sports Massage Courses how to target areas stressed by exercise. This type of massage aids in faster recovery and better sports performance.
What makes sports massage different?Sports massage targets muscles involved in sports and physical activities. It's more intense than regular massages. Therapists learn specialized techniques in Sports Massage Courses. These techniques aid in quick recovery and prevent injuries for athletes.
Why is it called sports massage?It's called sports massage because it's specially designed for athletes and sportspeople. The techniques focus on areas strained by sports activities. In Sports Massage Courses, therapists learn to address issues common in sports. This type of massage helps in recovery and enhances sports performance.
Is sports massage part of physiotherapy?Yes, sports massage is a part of physiotherapy. It's used to treat and prevent sports-related injuries and strain. Physiotherapists often learn these techniques in Sports Massage Courses. Sports massage complements other physiotherapy treatments for better recovery and performance.
Jacq is a skilled sports massage therapist who works at Babel Education. He specializes in helping athletes improve their performance and recover from injuries. His expertise in massage therapy is highly valued by those in the sports community. Jacq's work at Babel Education demonstrates. His commitment to enhancing athletic health and wellness.